On March 23, 2018, Frontiers convened it’s second annual author panel at The Forum on Education Abroad’s 14th Annual Conference in Boston, Massachusetts.
The session “Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad presents…” was led by Associate Editor Amelia Dietrich, who began by introducing the journal and its submission and peer review process. The research symposium format that followed featured presentations by two recently published Frontiers authors who gave session attendees an introduction to their work on decolonizing education abroad.
Ifeyinwe Onyenekwu presented on “(Mis)representation among U.S. study abroad programs traveling to the African continent: A critical content Analysis of a Teach Abroad program,” co-authored by Julianne Marie Angeli, Ransford Pinto, and Ty-Ron Douglas. Julie Ficarra presented “Curating Cartographies of Knowledge: Reading Institutional Study Abroad Portfolio as Text.” Both articles appears in the Spring 2017 issue of Frontiers.
Frontiers at The Forum’s 13th Annual Conference (2017):
- Tonia Gray, presenting on “Jafari and Transformation: A model to enhance short-term overseas study tours,” co-authored by Timothy Hall, Greg Downey, Colin Sheringham, Benjamin Jones, Anne Power, Son Truong (2016);
- Victor Savicki, presenting on “Study Abroad Re-Entry: Behavior, Affect, and Cultural Distance,” co-authored with Kelsey Gray (2015);
- Christine Anderson, presenting on “Instructor Influence on Student Intercultural Gains and Learning during Instructor-Led, Short-Term Study Abroad,” co-authored with Karl Lorenz and Michael White (2016).
Frontiers authors interested in participating in this event next year should look for a call for proposals in Fall 2018. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.